UPDATE: 29-year-old man arrested for shooting outside Walmart in Tulare

UPDATE: A 29-year-old man was arrested on Monday in connection with the shooting in the parking lot of the Walmart in Tulare last Thursday.

Police say the suspect was booked on nine fresh felony charges and one misdemeanor including felon in possession of a firearm, active participant in a street gang carrying a loaded firearm, possession of ammunition by a prohibited person, probation violation, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of sales, transportation of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.

If you have any additional information to provide on this incident, you are urged to contact the police department on the non-emergency lines.

Original story follows.


Terrified shoppers fled and businesses were closed off after reports of a shooting at the Walmart in Tulare on Thursday night.

Tulare police say received several calls of a shooting in the parking lot of the store about 9 pm.

No injuries have been reported so far but the area is still under active investigation.

Police say they've already searched the parking lot and inside the Walmart for suspects.

They are cautioning people there are many incorrect reports circulating about the incident on social media.

Pictures and videos shared by witnesses show the area around the store cordoned off with police tape and several police units at the scene.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them at (559)686-3454.
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